Monday, December 11, 2023

CNE rejected some of the evidence Oviedo presented against his retraction

By decision, the Electoral Court considered some evidence presented by the candidate for mayor of Bogotá as outrageous and irrelevant. Oviedo is defending himself against the lawsuit that calls for the revocation of his candidacy for a rental agreement he signed this year with the National Guarantee Fund (FNG). According to his campaign, this has no impact on his primary defense.

What does the CNE say?

→ Rejects requests for certain evidence submitted by the candidate.

Because he thinks they are irrelevant and outrageous.

In particular, Oviedo’s statements regarding the location of the FNG offices, the “origin of the need to lease an area within the building where the Fund’s main offices are located,” and that FNG officials were unaware of Oviedo’s political aspirations.

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→ That Oviedo has two days to present additional elements of his defense to the court.

Here is the complete car:

CNE-E-DG-2023-029211 (Auto Transfer Tests Oviedo) RV2 by La Silla Vacía on Scribd

What does the campaign say?

According to Alejandro Salas, Oviedo’s advisor, the CNE decision “does not affect the fundamental core of the defense, which are two judgments of the Constitutional Court.” Both indicate that the exclusions are in the light of the protection of the right to vote and the advantage created by the contract, which does not exist in the case of this rental agreement.


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The judge handling the case is Fabiola Márquez, appointed president of the court by the Historical Pact in September last year.

Here’s a story about Oviedo’s candidacy and this interview we did with him about his proposals:

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